WHAT IF YOUR NEXT RACE WAS THE PERFORMANCE OF A LIFETIME? AND PERSONALIZED DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS HELPED YOU DO SOMETHING YOU’VE NEVER DONE?
WITH THE FORERUNNER 265 SMARTWATCH, YOU’LL SEE EVERY INSIGHT LIT UP ON A COLORFUL AMOLED TOUCHSCREEN DISPLAY. GET READY TO BE BETTER FOR IT.
RUN, RECOVER, REPEAT - UP TO 13 DAYS OF BATTERY LIFE IN SMARTWATCH MODE. (20 HOURS IN GPS MODE)
265 model has a lightweight design in 46 mm size
265s model has a lightweight design in 42 mm for smaller wrists
Receive an overview of your sleep1 and training outlook as soon as you wake up — alongside HRV status and weather. You can even customize your report to show you what you want to see.
Get ready for your next race — whether it’s a 10K or marathon — with training tips, personalized daily suggested workouts and completion time predictions based on course details, weather and performance.
DAILY SUGGESTED WORKOUTS
Get workouts made for you. They adapt after every run to match your performance and recovery and take into account the races coming up in your Garmin Connect™ calendar.
Free adaptive 5K, 10K and half marathon training plans from expert coaches.
Know how long you need to recover before your next high-effort workout based on your latest training.
Create or find existing courses in the Garmin Connect app, or sync from your favorite third party platforms.
Get an estimate of what your pace could be for a 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon.
WOMEN’S HEALTH TRACKING
Track and log your menstrual cycle or pregnancy to get exercise and nutrition education.
WRIST-BASED RUNNING DYNAMICS
This smartwatch measures crucial running metrics such as cadence, stride length, ground contact time and more.
From the moment you wake up, get a readiness score based on your sleep quality, recovery, training load and more, so you can determine whether it’s a good day to go hard — or take it easy.
Using indicators such as HRV status, your recent exercise history and performance, get an easy insight into your overall effort — and whether you’re training productively, peaking or strained.
Gain a deeper understanding of your overall health, training and recovery through heart rate variability while you sleep, based on technology developed by our Firstbeat Analytics™ team.
See how your workouts influence your endurance, speed, and power with aerobic and anaerobic training effect feedback.
While you run, get an analysis of your pace and heart rate for a real-time assessment of your current ability to perform
WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
The watch constantly samples your heart rate to help you gauge how hard you work during activities1.
Compare your recent training load to the optimal range to help improve your fitness.
See your current fitness level and track changes over time to set goals, evaluate progress and more.
Track your moderate and vigorous activity minutes
Log a 2-minute session to record key health stats, then generate a report to share with your healthcare provider.
Find out if you’re having a calm, balanced or stressful day.
PULSE OX SENSOR
Track your blood oxygen saturation while you’re awake or asleep2.
Get alerts to know how you’re performing and even be guided through workouts.
Forerunner 265 is preloaded with free HIIT, strength, cardio, yoga and Pilates workouts so you can switch up how you sweat.
WRIST-BASED RUNNING POWER
See how much power you’re applying to the trail or road so you can manage effort and fine-tune training.
SATIQ™ TECHNOLOGY AND MULTI-BAND GPS
Get superior positioning accuracy and optimized battery life.
Plan race-day strategy with GPS-based pace guidance for a selected course or distance.
Record accurate lap distances and see your distances in meters
TRIATHLON AND MULTISPORT PROFILES
Switch between sports with one press by using built-in profiles, or you can create your own.
BUILT-IN SPORTS APPS
Tap in to 30+ built-in activities, including cycling, open-water swimming, strength training and more.
Download songs and playlists from your Spotify, Deezer or Amazon Music accounts for phone-free listening.
Friends and family can follow your real-time location3 and view preplanned courses.
SAFETY AND TRACKING FEATURES
If you feel unsafe or if your watch senses that an incident occurred, the Assistance and incident detection features send your location to emergency contacts.
Receive emails, texts and alerts on your watch when paired with your iPhone® or Android™ smartphone